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Franklin Bros - Seaforth Highlanders

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Guest Daniel78


I'm trying to find out a bit more about my great uncles. Firstly is Ernest Franklin, 7th Btn, Seaforths. I beleive he was killed on the 25/9/15 aged 19 at Loos after just arriving from Blighty. Secondly is Ernests older brother John Franklin who also served in the Seaforths but as a sergent, I think he survived and settled in Amiens. Has anyone got any further information about them? More info on john or where he would have served would be excellent.

Many Thanks

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From the CWGC:

Casualty Details


Initials: E T

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders

Unit Text: 7th Bn.

Age: 19

Date of Death: 25/09/1915

Service No: 8/8487

Additional information: Son of Arthur and Jessie Franklin, of 20, Croft St., Penicuik, Midlothian.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 112 to 115


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